Rami Korhonen, the CEO and Co-Founder of Oivan, stands at the forefront of a digital transformation company committed to improving the world through each project. With over a decade of expertise in digital and cybersecurity, he has been instrumental in building and managing web and mobile solutions with a focus on human-centric design, development, and maintenance. Before Oivan, Rami co-founded and led IWA Ltd for over 11 years, specializing in agile mobile and web software development services.
Educational Roots to Reach Corporate Heights
Transitioning to Rami’s educational background, he earned a Master’s degree in Social Sciences from the University of Turku in Finland. Focusing on sociology, economics, statistics, social psychology, and political science, his master’s thesis delved into the exploration of ethnic identities. As an exchange student, Rami enriched his academic journey by studying sociology at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden (1995) and Leeds Beckett University in the UK (1996).
Oivan Unveiled: A Force for Good in Digital Transformation
Turning the spotlight on Oivan, the company emerges as a digital transformation force for good, driven by a mission to make a positive impact through technology. Offering diverse services such as web and mobile solutions, UI/UX design, analytics, integrations, cybersecurity, cloud, and blockchain solutions, Oivan has a global team of experts servicing clients across various continents. Since its founding in 2018, Oivan has gained recognition as a prominent player in the digital transformation landscape, with a commitment to client satisfaction and a strong track record of successful projects.
A Timeline of Success: The Evolution of Oivan from Inception to Global Recognition
Delving into the company’s journey, pivotal moments mark its growth, including Nixu winning the deal to build the internet in Saudi Arabia in 1998. The establishment of Nixu Middle East (NXme) as an independent company in 2008 and the subsequent founding of IWA in 2009 laid the foundation for the company’s evolution. Notably, the merger of NXme and IWA in 2019 led to the birth of Oivan in 2020. The company has expanded its reach with offices in Riyadh, Bangkok, and Da Nang in 2021, creating a presence in seven cities across five countries.
Oivan’s Core Values in Action
Oivan’s success is underpinned by its proprietary Enhanced Distributed Teams model, facilitating close onsite collaboration and leveraging the scale of its internationally distributed team. Core values drive the company, with a focus on responsibility, honesty, trustworthiness, and making a positive impact on the world. Fellowship is emphasized, fostering a culture of respect, teamwork, and inclusivity. Reliability is paramount, with a commitment to keeping promises, owning mistakes, and maintaining transparent communication even in challenging situations. Oivan aspires to be the most inclusive and enjoyable multicultural workplace globally, embodying these values in every aspect of its operations.